Tag Archives: Sonoma County

Fire Stories and Signs of Hope

The evening of October 8 began strangely – we went outside and remarked on the warm, high winds. That night, the deadliest fire in state history blazed throughout northern California, awakening residents of multimillion-dollar homes as well as mobile homes … Continue reading

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Badger the Protector

California’s native badger is a much-misunderstood – and now threatened – animal, as B. and I learned at a Bodega Land Trust-sponsored presentation by Susan Kirks, a naturalist affiliated with the Paula Lane Action Network. American badger (from the French becheur, “digger”) is related to weasels, skunks, … Continue reading

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